I am so excited to share with you that my mini and I attended our first ever The Toy Insider’s Sweet Suite event. This is known as the biggest night of play, and that it was. Both my mini-me and I enjoyed seeing some of our favorite toy brands and fellow bloggers while being able to play with the hottest toys of the season.  There were so many great toys from educational to games for family game nights. It is hard to choose and list our favorites, but I have left it up to my 7-year-old daughter to share her top picks.

In no particular order, here are my daughter’s top toy picks for a 7-year-old girl from The Toy Insider’s Sweet Suite.

Dolls

Boxy Girls

Boxy Girls Nomi Sweet Suite 2018

My mini-me could not stop talking about Boxy Girls, especially since each doll comes with 4 blind boxes because these girls are like me, they love to shop online. Each Boxy Girl comes with 4 shipping boxes that reveal an accessory for the dolls that can be interchanged between each Boxy Girl. During the show, my daughter had to have Nomi. She’s cute and she kind of looks like her.

SRP: $14.99 | Availability: Fall 2018 | Age: 6+

*Additional fashion packs can be purchased for $6.99

Hairdorables

Hairdorabales Sweet Suite 2018

Surprise dolls are a thing and according to my 7-year-old daughter, they are amazing! You just pull and peel to reveal 11 accessories and fashions that represent the style and personality of each Hairdorables character. While at Sweet Suite she visited their booth at least three times. I can see why she loves the dolls, they have beautiful colorful hair, fashionable like her, and come in a variety of shade ranges.

SRP: $12.99 | Availability: August 1st at Walmart, Target, and Amazon | Age: 3+

Our Generation Glitter Girls™ Dolls

Our Generation Glitter Girls

My daughter is truly a girly, girl. Anything with color, fun accessories, and glitter attract her. This is why she fell in love with the Our Generation Glitter Girls™ Dolls. Not to mention she owns one of the larger Our Generation Dolls. Her favorite Glitter Girls™ doll seen at Sweet Suite was Keltie. They are cute and everything from their accessories to clothes to shoes has glitter. Each doll comes with an outfit, shoes and an accessory.

SRP: TBD | Availability: Fall 2018  | Age: 3+

Pretend Play

Calico Critters Town Series

Calico Critters Town Sweet Suite 2018

She loved the Calico Critters Town Series which features a department store, tram, restaurant and more. As a lover of dollhouses, this one of her favorites. I’m afraid her father and I are in trouble come Christmas time.

KidKraft Grand Gourmet Kitchen

KidKraft Gourmet Deluxe Kitchen Sweet Suite 2018

Mini-me already owns the KidKraft Uptown Espresso Play kitchen, but when she saw their latest Grand Gourmet Kitchen, she sheepishly asked “Mommy, can I have this.” You should have seen my face, well, my eyes because they got big strictly from disbelief. She just received the one she has for Christmas. I know what is going to end up on her list this year.

Disney Princess Dollhouse Pop Up Palace Playset

Disney Princess Dollhouse Pop Up Palace Playset

The Hasbro booth was another booth I could not pull my daughter away from. She was obsessed with the Disney Princess Dollhouse Pop Up Palace Playset. Say that 10x’s fast. This palace, at 2′ tall is half her height and is the perfect place for her dolls to live a life of princess luxury. It features a shell-shaped bathtub, rose detailed table and chair, royal lounge seat and more.

SRP: $49.99 | Availability: Fall 2018  | Age: 3+ 

Messy + Color + DIY Fun

Crayola Scribble Scrubbie Pets

Crayola Scribble Scrubbie Sweet Suite 2018

If you have a kid that likes to color on everything except for paper? Then the Crayola Scribble Scrubbie Pets is the perfect toy.  Kids get to color and customize any of the four soft collectible pets, and then place them in their little bathtub to scrub them clean. My daughter loved it.

SRP: $49.99 | Availability: now  | Age: 3+ 

Cra-Z-Art Shimmer ‘n Sparkle Bubblin’ Bath Jellies

Cra-Z-Art Shimmer ‘n Sparkle Bubblin’ Bath Jellies Sweet Suite 2018

As I mentioned before, my daughter is into anything with glitter, and she loves bath jellies and bath bombs. Anything that will make bathtime fun and make her smell good. The Cra-Z-Art Shimmer ‘n Sparkle Bubblin’ Bath Jellies allows kids to make 8 shimmery scented bath jellies. She can’t wait to get her hands full of glitter to make these bath treats.

SRP: TBD | Availability: Fall 2018  | Age: 8+

Harry Potter Wizard Training Wands

Harry Potter Wizard Training Wands Sweet Suite 2018

JAKKS Pacific has partnered with Warner Bros. Consumer Products to bring Harry Potter fans big and small Wizard Training Wands enabling them to train like a wizard! Kids can learn and master 11 different spells with this cool interactive wand that lets the wizard student know if they are correctly doing the spell. Cool, right? The large wands are available in three varieties: Harry Potter’s Wand, Albus Dumbledore’s Wand (Elder wand), and Lord Voldemort’s Wand.

SRP: $24.99 | Availability: Fall 2018 | Age: 8+

Blind Box / Blind Bag Toys

Party Popteenies Surprise Popper with Confetti

Party Popteenies Surprise Popper with Confetti Sweet Suite 2018

The Surprise Popper is a cute bling box item that will make any little girl feel like each moment one is popped is a celebration. That is thanks to the confetti that explodes whenever the popper is popped. After the confetti is gone, a Rainbow Unicorn, Cutie Animal or Winter Wonderland Party Popteenie is revealed.

Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Season 3

Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Season 3

My daughter spent a good amount of her time at the Hatchimals booth because of the cute Hatchimals CollEGGtibles. She loved that all she had to do was rub the heart until it turns colors, and then press the shell to help the Hatchimal crack to reveal any of the 100 Hatchimals or even the Golden Hatchimal.

SRP: $19.99 | Availability: Now | Age: 5+

Orbeez Wow World Wowzers

Orbeez Wow World Wowzers Sweet Suite 2018

Head over to my Instagram to see how cool the Orbeez Wow World Wowzers are. Water added to the Orb magically reveals a Magical Wozer pet. The pet can dance at a simple twist of the Orb.

SRP: $5.99 | Availability: November 2018 | Age: 6+

Disney D-lectables


Have you ever wanted to see your favorite Disney character as a sweet treat? Well, that’s exactly what Disney D-lectables did; however, they are not edible. These cute Disney character-themed minis can be separated into 4 pieces that can be mixed, matched and stacked into hundreds of unique configurations!

SRP: $4.95 | Availability: Now | Age: 5+

Whew! That was a lot! There definitely could have been a lot more on the list because The Toy Insider’s Sweet Suite was full of amazing toys from your favorite brands like WowWee, Lego, Mattel Fisher-Price, Highlights and more, but I will save them for another post, especially since we saw a lot of educational toys and items that would be helpful for the upcoming school season.

Which of these are your favorite toys?

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Kim is the do-it-all mom (and wife) who not only works full-time and is a freelance makeup artist, but also blogs about her love of family, travel, beauty, and skincare. She's also the class parent for her daughter's 2nd-grade class. These are all tough jobs, but somehow, she gets it all done while making it look easy.